r6040 mac driver issue and solution

From: Bruce Ye (???)
Date: Fri Apr 26 2013 - 08:57:18 EST

Dear Florian:
There's an issue in r6040 driver. It only occurs when there's more than one Ethernet port.
When initializing the MAC in boot up, r6040 driver set the same phy address to different ports.
It also display in boot log as below.

It will let the eth0 and eth1 work not in independent.
That is, if there is a connection on eth1 but not on eth0. The eth1 can not work only if link up the eth0.
To fix this problem is that giving the different phy address to different ports.
I already tested it on r6040.c version 0.27 and version 0.28 by the change and is worked.

Below is the change

--- linux-3.0.4/drivers/net/r6040.c.orig 2013-04-26 04:36:51.736846552 -0700
+++ linux-3.0.4/drivers/net/r6040.c 2013-04-26 04:36:19.019588116 -0700
@@ -1030,12 +1030,25 @@ static void r6040_adjust_link(struct net

+int phy_device_buffer[PHY_MAX_ADDR]={0};
static int r6040_mii_probe(struct net_device *dev)
struct r6040_private *lp = netdev_priv(dev);
struct phy_device *phydev = NULL;

- phydev = phy_find_first(lp->mii_bus);
+ int addr;
+ for (addr = 0; addr < PHY_MAX_ADDR; addr++) {
+ if (lp->mii_bus->phy_map[addr] && phy_device_buffer[addr]==0){
+ phy_device_buffer[addr]=1;
+ phydev = lp->mii_bus->phy_map[addr];
+ }
+ if(phydev)
+ break;
+ }
if (!phydev) {
dev_err(&lp->pdev->dev, "no PHY found\n");
return -ENODEV;

Signed-off-by: Bruce Ye Developer <Bruce.Ye@xxxxxxxxxx>

Best Regards
RDC Semiconductor
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